January 26, 2003
Jordan's King Abdullah said Sunday it would take a miracle to find a diplomatic solution to avert a U.S.-led war on Iraq.
Tony Blair is to redouble efforts to convince the British public of the need for action against Iraq amid concerns the UK and US are losing the propag
At least twelve Palestinians were killed and more than 50 were injured during a major Israeli incursion into the center of Gaza City overnight. In ano
Natural resources in the Palestinian Occupied Territories are under constant pressure from water pollution, climate change, desertification and land degradation. Long-term environmental degradation ha
Moody's Investors Service has placed a negative outlook on the C- financial strength rating of Cyprus Popular Bank. The negative outlook reflects Moody's opinion that continued group losses challenge
PA officials stated they are launching deep-seated financial and corporate governance reforms designed to enhance transparency, at the World Economic Forum’s Davos meeting. The PA will allow independe
Saudi Arabian banking sector’s' generally good financial performance is partly the result of the system's focus on high-margin retail and consumer lending and low-cost deposits.
The Palestinian Ministry of Finance has released details of a major financial reform effort, including the legal foundation, assets, and operating guidelines and regulations for the Palestine Investme
January 25, 2003
Turkish authorities in the mainly Kurdish southeast arrested on Saturday two Kurdish activists on suspicion of links to armed separatist rebels, accor
A hand grenade exploded at dawn Saturday in the main street of a refugee camp in southern Lebanon, damaging a grocery shop but causing no casualties,
Shots were fired on Saturday near a US military convoy, the seventh shooting involving Americans in Kuwait since October. "This morning at approximat
Several hundred Palestinians protested Saturday outside Doha's embassy in Baghdad against the presence of United States bases in Qatar. "Aggressive U
Iraq’s President Saddam Hussein should "take a historical decision" and step down to save Iraq from certain destruction, an influential Saudi newspape
Israeli forces early Saturday destroyed bridges in the northern Gaza Strip. A 19-year old was killed by Israeli gunfire and 25 residents were wounded.
January 24, 2003
Talks opened Friday evening in Cairo between Palestinian factions on an Egyptian proposal to end attacks inside Israel.